CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
The recently released CHC30121 Certiﬁcate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is the newest and most up to date qualifications in the Early Childhood Education Industry.
This course structure caters for those students who want the convenience of working remotely whilst also being fully supported through out their studies. Statistic show that students who are not supported via remote learning suffer a very high drop out rate. The program is structured to minimise the time taken to achieve their qualification whilst not compromising quality.
Students may do this course as an entry pathway into the Early childhood industry. Our CHC30121 Certiﬁcate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course is designed to develop multi-skilled workers who are industry ready to enter the broad range of Education and care services supporting the implementation of an approved learning framework, and supporting children’s wellbeing, learning and development.
Our new flexible blended delivery styled course is led by industry experts and will prepare you for the requirements needed to succeed in this exciting industry. We are proud of the reputation of delivering quality graduates to the Education and care services industry. You will receive hands on training and support ensuring that you have the appropriate knowledge and skills to effectively support the development of children when you commence work in an Early Childhood Education environment.
A mandatory component of our program is the 180 hours of practical placement, working within an actual Early Childhood environment. Our dedicated Practical Placement Coordinator will secure you a placement and support you through this process.
The course comprises of 17 units (15 Core and 2 Elective). Successful completion of this course requires the fulfilment of all 17 units of competency. (Including the completion of the First Aid – HLTAID012 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting)
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Encourage understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures
Work effectively in children’s education and care
Participate in workplace health and safety
Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
Provide first aid in an education and care setting
Observe children to inform practice
Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
Support the holistic learning and development of children
Develop positive and respectful relationships with children
Use an approved learning framework to guide practice
Support children to connect with the natural environment
Support children’s health, safety and wellbeing
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Nurture babies and toddlers
Work with diverse people
Support inclusion and diversity
Commencing – Weekly
Conclusion of Theory Program approximately – 20 Delivery weeks after commencing
Tuesday, Wednesdays, Thursday & Fridays
Students are engaged in a trainer led program via Zoom between 9.am – 3.30pm daily. Students will participate in training led by a qualified trainer as well as receive both group and individual support via the use of live ZOOM chats with the trainer who will guide you through the course and assessment work.
Students are required to participate daily in all scheduled classes.
Students are required to attend classroom workshops (Perth CBD) spread through out the course (usually Fridays but not every week) for Assessment Demonstration purposes.
Childcare Work Placement
180 hours of work placement within an approved Childcare facility is mandatory. Students will commence work placement at the completion of their Theory Program and will need to participate in Practical Placement programs for a duration of 180 hours (Approximately 5 Weeks).
Dependent on individual work placement requirements but usually between 7.30am and 3.30pm
ZOOM Delivery ( Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays)
At a place of students choice but must have access to internet or data connection for ZOOM app (Computer or Phone)
Classroom Workshops (As Scheduled)
197 St Georges Terrace
Our central delivery location is located close to main rail platform and bus terminal making it highly accessible from most locations of Adelaide and surrounding suburbs.
There is public paid car parking available close to training venue.
Applicants seeking entry into CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care course should meet the following criteria.
- Be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen or an eligible Visa holder living in Western Australia.
- Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test.
- 15 years of age or older, and not enroled at school.
- Have successfully completed year 10 of secondary school or equivalent or be of mature age.
- Must be able to produce a clear Working with Children card.
- As per the Australian Department of Health, all students will need to provide evidence of having two (2) Covid-19 vaccinations, and their booster when eligible.
- Provide evidence of Funding Eligibility (such as Photo Identification, Medicare, Citizenship, or relevant Visa. Further items of evidence may be required).
- Under 18 years of age will require an additional notice of arrangement and guardian consent.
- There are no prerequisite units of competence.
- Have access to a computer and reliable Internet services.
How to enrol
To enrol in our course is a quick and easy process that will have you in class and studying in no time.
Simply click on the Enrol button and complete the enrolment form electronically.
If you would like to find out a little more about our this course simply download the Course Brochure.
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Alternatively you can contact on our enquiry line at
1300 630 366 Toll Free.
Once you have submitted your enrolment form we will confirm your eligibility and associated cost of the program. Don’t worry, there is no commitment up until you commence your course.
Possible Job Outcomes
The CHC30121 Certiﬁcate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in Early Childhood Education and Care industry. With an increase in parents needing to return to work there is a high demand for educators in the education and care sector. This qualification is generally identified as the minimal qualification required to work in this exciting and rewarding career.
Possible Course Pathways
Once students have completed their qualification at the certificate III level they may decide to continue their studies in the CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Candidates may also like to progress to higher level qualifications within the Education and care sector and across the broader community sector.
The CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care requires the completion of 15 units, however students wishing to enrol in this qualification must have sucesfully completed the CHC30121 Certiﬁcate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or the CHC30113 Certiﬁcate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
The CHC30121 Certificate III in Early childhood Education and Care
This is an essential qualification for people seeking work in the early childhood education industry.
Possible job outcomes are:
- Childhood Educator Assistant
- Outside School Hours Aide
- Preschool Assistant
This Course is Fee Free in 2023 to all eligible students.
NOTE: Fees are calculated inline with the WA Department of Training and Workforce Development Fees and Charges Policy 2022.
This course has been approved for Centrelink student allowances. More information on assistance available can be found on the Centrelink website www.centrelink.gov.au. For information regarding your individual eligibility please contact Centrelink on 132490 or visit your local Customer Service Centre.
For more information or to confirm the cost of your course contact 1300 630 366 (Toll Free).
The following students are entitled to the concession rate on course fees:
- Persons and dependants of persons holding
- A Pensioner Concession Card
- A Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- A Health Care Card
- Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
- Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance
- Persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
Proof of eligibility for concession must be provided at the time of enrolment.